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Keratosis Pilaris: It sounds like you have a condition called keratosis pilaris. This causes tiny, rough prickly bumps to form on the backs of the arms, the thighs, the buttocks and occasionally on the face. A mild exfoliating skin cream with 12% ammonium lactate used once to twice a day will smooth these areas out nicely. If you have itch, a mild cortisone cream from your doctor can help. ...Read more
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
Can ringworm spread everywhere or it just grows bigger? I'm having more dots looking like pityriasis rosea? Are they similar?Ringworm similar?
Skin: As you have been taught earlier these two infections are not in any way similar. If you still doubt what you have been taught, please get to your family physician who can easily diagnose these two common problems. ...Read more
Small, nondescript, asymmetrical, itchy rashes reoccur on legs. Neosporin relieves but another appears.
See a dermatologist: No diagnosis is possible from this description. If if improves with neosporin it will improve with anything you rub in. Neosoorin is not known to help any skin condition. Worse, it is a common sensitizer causing allergic reactions. ...Read more
Probably increase: in size slowly over many years. If it is the usual sliding type, little needs to be done to correct it, unless you have symptoms. If it is the less common paraesophageal type, you might need operative correction. ...Read more
Can a kid have pityriasis rosea without a herald patch? Patches of a fine rash on whole upper body, random smaller red circle patches on tummy/arms.
No, since ...: The experience shows they will not change in size and number, and are harmless so requiring no Rx & leaving them alone as the surest way of care. Best wish ... ...Read more
Large red itchy rash over both breasts tried ant fungal cream not worked appears to be spreading?
Big blister between fingers that's surrounded by smaller ones. Extreme itch painful to touch. Not poison o,i,s or hogweed. Not spreading over 2days?
Itchy blisters: Look up Pompholyx. See if your symptoms match the description. ...Read more
Bigger than usual chunks attached to hair follicles -- dandruff? Feels like there are rough patches on scalp... Almost resembles lice!
6 bumps above penis. Taken a year to grow. Some smaller than grain of rice, some a little larger than a pin prick. Believe it's from shaving. Warts?
1 round itchy place, like a rash that's very itchy. It's about the size of a quarter. completely red with tiny tiny raised spots. Under right breast. ?
Use Clotrimazole for tinea pedis on one foot.I see small hole dent cuts on toes.Are those the blisters that were there or is the infection eat'n skin?
Sounds like pits: see dermatologist as it may be a bacterial infection ...Read more